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Trump and Modi hold first talks at White House

Trade and security will top the agenda at the first direct talks between the US President and Indian PM.

Feed bbci 27 Jun 2017 2:13 am

Sharif cuts short London trip after oil tanker blast

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has cut short his London trip over the oil tanker fire incident that killed at least 140 people and in

Bollywood Tabloid 26 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

China, Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to maintain peace

China, Pakistan and Afghanistan are committed to maintaining regional peace and stability, enhancing regional connectivity and economic coo

Bollywood Tabloid 26 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

UN chief condoles loss of lives in Pakistan tanker blast

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is saddened by the large number of deaths and injuries following the explosion of an oil

Bollywood Tabloid 26 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

Pakistan tanker blast toll reaches 154

The death toll from the horrific oil tanker explosion in Pakistans Punjab province has increased to 154, the media reported on Monday.

Bollywood Tabloid 26 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

Japans trade min: Takata bankruptcy filing was unavoidable

Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Monday that Takata Corps filing for bankruptcy was unavoidable given the severity of its pro

Bollywood Tabloid 26 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

JGB curve steepens as 30-year yield pulls back from 2-mth lows

The Japanese government bond yield curve steepened on Monday as the 30-year yield pulled back from two-month lows.The 30-year yield was 1.5

Bollywood Tabloid 26 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

Some banks risk $240 mln research loss as MiFID gives low-cost players a leg-..

Some global investment banks risk losing up to $240 million in business by 2020 as a regulatory overhaul, which will change the way securit

Bollywood Tabloid 26 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

Airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy protection in Japan

Embattled airbag maker Takata Corp on Monday filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and said it would seek $1.588 billion in financial ai

Bollywood Tabloid 26 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

BOJ must communicate policy clearly to avoid stimulus-exit talk-June mtg summ..

The Bank of Japan must communicate its policy intentions clearly to avoid improvements in the economy to trigger expectations of a near-ter

Bollywood Tabloid 26 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

China will strengthen supervision of overseas investment- Xinhua

China will strengthen supervision of overseas investment, the official Xinhua News Agency said on Monday, citing a top-level meeting chaire

Bollywood Tabloid 26 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

Bangladesh celebrates Eid

Bangladesh on Monday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with religious fervour amid tight security, marking the end of Ramadan.

Bollywood Tabloid 26 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

Pakistan marks sombre Eid after tanker blaze, terror attacks

Pakistan on Monday began Eid celebrations on a grim note amid tight security a day after the deadly oil tanker fire and last weeks terroris

Bollywood Tabloid 26 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

China mum over stopping Indian pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar

China on Monday refused to tell why it had stopped a group of Indian pilgrims from travelling to Kailash Mansarovar, saying the foreign min

Bollywood Tabloid 26 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

Rs.7.8 mn belonging to clothing store robbed

Four armed men are reported to have robbed Rs.7.8 million belonging to a leading clothing store this morning while the cash was being taken

Daily Mirror 26 Jun 2017 6:38 pm

British widow in SL seeks help to return home

A British woman has been left stranded in Sri Lanka after selling her home and marrying a Sri Lankan man who was shot dead, Daily Mail repo

Daily Mirror 26 Jun 2017 5:44 pm

GMOA opposes several conditions on SAITM

The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) says that it opposes to several proposals and conditions laid down by the government reg

Adaderana 26 Jun 2017 5:29 pm

Theresa May strikes deal with Northern Irish DUP to back minority government

British Prime Minister Theresa May has struck a deal to prop up her minority government with the support of a small Northern Irish Protesta

Adaderana 26 Jun 2017 5:00 pm

Govt. to resolve garbage issue through Aruwakkalu project - Minister

The government is eyeing to resolve the garbage issue of the country through the proposed garbage recycling plant in Aruwakkalu, Puttalam,

Adaderana 26 Jun 2017 4:27 pm

Two more undergrads arrested over forcibly entering Health Ministry

Two more university students were arrested last night in connection with the forcible entry to Health Ministry in Maradana and damaging pub

Daily Mirror 26 Jun 2017 4:13 pm

Suspect shot dead during attempted robbery

A man was shot dead by Police when he attempted to rob a shop in Warakapola early this morning.

Daily Mirror 26 Jun 2017 3:27 pm

Paintings of the Dambulla Cave Temple are in danger - official

The paintings of the Dambulla Cave Temple are in danger due to unnecessary involvement into the activities of the Archaeology Department, a

Adaderana 26 Jun 2017 3:02 pm

Sri Lanka tea farmers still recovering after devastating floods

Tea farmers in Sri Lanka are struggling to make ends meet after their land was destroyed by heavy floods and mudslides last month. MORE...

Adaderana 26 Jun 2017 2:32 pm

SLC in talks with three coaches

Within hours after the official announcement of Graham Ford’s resignation, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is talking with three different co

Daily Mirror 26 Jun 2017 2:24 pm

Ambulance drivers to launch island-wide token strike

The Government Health Service Ambulance and Transport Drivers have decided to launch an island-wide 48-hour token strike. MORE...

Adaderana 26 Jun 2017 1:15 pm

Rs.8 million robbed in Ragama

A group of unidentified persons had fled after robbing nearly Rs.8 million while it was being transported in a car in Ragama, police said.

Adaderana 26 Jun 2017 12:59 pm

Stranded Scot in Sri Lanka begs for help to return home

A Scot whose husband was murdered in Sri Lanka is begging for help so she can return home. Diane De Zoysa says she is destitute following t

Adaderana 26 Jun 2017 12:02 pm

NPC calls report on protest against SAITM

The National Police Commission (NPC) has decided to obtain a report from the police regarding the assault on protesting university students

Adaderana 26 Jun 2017 11:02 am

Protest at Health Ministry- two more arrested

Two more university students were arrested following their alleged involvement in the violent protest at the Health Ministry premises, poli

Adaderana 26 Jun 2017 10:51 am

Sri Lanka to expand tea exports to non-traditional markets - Navin

Sri Lanka will undertake a major promotional campaign to expand its tea exports to new markets, a minister said. MORE...

Adaderana 26 Jun 2017 10:35 am

Police kill robbery suspect in Warakapola

The police killed a robbery suspect as he was trying to rob a store at Warakapola town on Monday morning. MORE...

Adaderana 26 Jun 2017 10:28 am

Two killed following fatal accident in Eheliyagoda

A fatal accident in Eheliyagoda has claimed the lives of a 7-year-old child and another individual on Monday morning (26), police said. MOR

Adaderana 26 Jun 2017 10:17 am

Can Narendra Modi and Donald Trump recreate the magic of the Obama years?

How Mr Modi deals with Mr Trump will partially shape the future of the US-India relationship.

Feed bbci 26 Jun 2017 5:51 am

Can Narendra Modi charm Donald Trump?

Mr Trump has openly criticised India since becoming president.

Feed bbci 26 Jun 2017 5:50 am

Skyway to Sethsiripaya and Isurupaya

An elevated road dubbed as sky way would be constructed to connect Sethsiripaya 1, Sethsiripaya 2 and Isurupaya in Battaramulla, which hous

Daily Mirror 26 Jun 2017 4:38 am

Killing of businessman’s daughter --Suspect surrendered

The man who is alleged to have killed the eldest daughter of a billionaire businessman in Kottawa last Thursday was remanded till July 4 af

Daily Mirror 26 Jun 2017 2:41 am

Gamage cries foul at Geetha

Piyasena Gamage, the UPFA’s next in line Candidate in the Galle District at the 2015 Parliamentary Election intervened in the Appeal

Daily Mirror 26 Jun 2017 12:55 am

SriLankan 81st among Top 100 airlines

SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of the country, ranked 81st among the Top 100 airlines of the world in 2017. The Top 100 airlines

Daily Mirror 25 Jun 2017 10:49 pm

Postal trade unions to strike from midnight tomorrow

The postal trade unions have organized a strike, which is due to be commenced at 12.00 am tomorrow (26). MORE...

Adaderana 25 Jun 2017 9:52 pm

Sri Lankan boat people sent home from Australia

The return of Sri Lankans from Christmas Island to ¬Colombo today on a government charter jet has fuelled speculation that Australian Bord

Adaderana 25 Jun 2017 9:16 pm

Royal Bank of Scotland to move hundreds of jobs to India

The move by the state-owned bank will cut nearly 450 UK jobs dealing with loans to small businesses.

Feed bbci 25 Jun 2017 8:27 pm

Govt. directs SAITM to stop student admission

Government has directed South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) to halt student admission and awarding degrees until gover

Daily Mirror 25 Jun 2017 7:41 pm

Kashmir cable car accident: At least seven people killed

A rescue operation is now under way to get people stranded in other cable cars safely back to earth.

Feed bbci 25 Jun 2017 7:18 pm

China, Afghanistan to strengthen anti-terror cooperation

China and Afghanistan have pledged to enhance cooperation in the fight against terrorism.

Bollywood Tabloid 25 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

Toll in Pakistan twin bombings reach 67

The toll in the twin blasts that hit a market in Pakistans Parachinar city has increased to 67, the media reported.

Bollywood Tabloid 25 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

China urges Pakistan, Afghanistan to improve ties

Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged Pakistan and Afghanistan to improve ties as tensions between the two nations were not condu

Bollywood Tabloid 25 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

100 killed in Pakistan oil tanker fire

At least 100 people were killed when an oil tanker caught fire after it overturned in Pakistans Punjab province on Sunday morning, police s

Bollywood Tabloid 25 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

123 killed in Pakistan tanker blast (Lead)

At least 123 people were killed when an oil tanker exploded after it overturned in Pakistans Punjab province on Sunday morning, police said

Bollywood Tabloid 25 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

Tanker blast kills 140 in Pakistan (Second Lead)

At least 140 people have been burnt alive and dozens of others injured after an overturned oil tanker caught fire and exploded near Bahawal

Bollywood Tabloid 25 Jun 2017 6:45 pm

Illegal fishing by Indian fishermen skyrocket, 48 arrested within a week

A total of 48 Indian fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy and the Coast Guard since June 18 for illegally fishing in Sri Lankan wa

Daily Mirror 25 Jun 2017 5:25 pm